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Street light vandalism in Bogotá, Colombia, 2007. Image: Alejandro Forero Cuervo via Wikimedia Commons

Colombia's president has signed a decree fully legalizing medical marijuana in a shift away from preventing drug crop production.

The new Liberal government has promised to act quickly to legalize marijuana for general use, which would make Canada the first Group of 20 country to end cannabis prohibition on a national level.

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There's a long and not-very-proud tradition of anti-drug advertising that gets ridiculed for missing the mark with young audiences.

Maurice Ellis (left) and Richard Ramdial, owners of Sun Spice Seasonings Company Limited/IgadI Jamaica Limited. Image: Ricardo Makyn via The Gleaner

With Jamaica in advanced stages of preparation for the possible legalisation of ganja, some forward thinking entrepreneurs are getting ready for the financial opportunities that will arise.

Image: Dave Simonds via The Economist

Converting a medical-marijuana industry into a recreational one in Canada will not be easy.

Image: Hill Post via India Times

Uttarakhand government's decision to allow farmers to cultivation of hemp plants is the first of its kind in India.

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